[Libvir] Re: parted/LVM for ET [Storage manager initial requirements and thoughts

Jim Meyering jim at meyering.net
Fri Jun 15 12:05:37 UTC 2007

"Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange at redhat.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 08:07:09PM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
>> "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange at redhat.com> wrote:
>> ...
>> >> http://cvs.sv.gnu.org/viewcvs/gnulib/lib/fsusage.c?root=gnulib&view=markup
>> >
>> > Unfortunately we can't use that. The license is GPL, while libvirt needs
>> > to be LGPL :-(
>> Ugh.  That, again.
>> Would you be seriously interested if it were LGPL?
> Potentially, yes - hard to say for certain until we actually come to write the
> code of course :-)
>> Since I own most of the pieces (the gnulib "fsusage" module does
>> depend on several others) this might be enough to make me change it.
> Or as the copyright holder you could submit the neccessary patch for libvirt
> yourself when the time comes.... Lets remember this code for future

I've just switched the relevant gnulib modules to LGPL:


Let me know when/if you're interested in using it,
and I'll be happy to lend a hand.

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